Applied Mathematics Colloquium 1998-1999

Coordinator, C.K. Chu

10/7/98
Richard Hamilton, Columbia University
"Motions Driven by Gauss Curvature- the Fate of Rolling Stones"

10/14/98
Ye Zhou, ICASE
"Energy transfer, interaction scales and subgrid modelling of turbulence"

10/21/98
Shmuel Winograd, IBM, T.J. Watson
"Factorization of Polynomial Fields of characteristic 2"

11/4/98
Kun Xu, ICASE
"Gas-Kinetic Schemes for Flow Simulations"

11/9/98
Seymour V. Parter, University of Wisconsin - Madison
"On the overlapping Grid Method for Elliptic Partial Differential Equations"

11/18/98
Weinan E, Courant Institute, NYU
"Landau-Lifshitz Equations and Micromagnetics"

11/25/98
Ingrid Daubechies, Princeton University
"Wavelets and New Applications"

12/2/98
Stanley Osher, UCLA
"The Level Set Method for Crystal Growth, Multiphase Flow, Shape Reconsruction, and Whatever Else You Need"

2/3/99
Michael P. Brenner, MIT
"Sonoluminescence: Classical Bubble Dynamics with a Twist"

2/10/99
David McLaughlin, Courant Institute, NYU
"Modeling the Primary Visual Cortex"

2/18/99

Ronald Fedkiw, UCLA
"Ghost Fluid Method for Numerical Treatment of Discontinuities and Interfaces"

2/26/99
Tom Hou, Caltech
"A Multiscale Finite-element Method for Computing Flows and Transport in Porous Media"

3/3/99

Lixin Wu, Courant Institute, NYU
"Pricing Parisian Options with Lattice Method"

3/10/99
Louis Tao, Columbia University
"Radiative Fluid Dynamics of Hot Stellar Atmospheres"

3/25/99
Marc Spiegelman, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
"Coupled Fluid/Solid Dynamics in Earth Sciences or How to Solve (?) the Mantle Circulation Problem"

4/1/99
Adam Sobel, University of Washington
"Dynamics of Synoptic-scale Disturbances over the Summertime Tropical Northwest Pacific"

4/8/99
Einat Aharonov, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
"Granular Media: A Critical State of Affairs"

4/15/99
Robert Kohn, Courant Institute, NYU
"Some PDE Aspects of Thin Films"

4/26/99
David Levermore, University of Arizona
"Globally Well-posed Shallow Water Equations"

5/10/99
Ildar Gabitov, Los Alamos National Lab
"Mathematical Modeling of High-Speed Telecommunications in Optical Fiber Links"


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